umbi-

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *umbi ‎(around). Akin to Old English ymb-, ymbe- ‎(around, about)

Prefix[edit]

umbi-

  1. around
    umbifārd ‎(detour)
    umbigangan "to go around"
    umbihwervan "to surround"
    umbibigevan ‎(to surround)
    umbifāhan ‎(to take over)
    umbigengil ‎(walker)
  2. about, regarding
    umbilōkon "to look, to consider"
Derived terms[edit]